Rivers’ Green Summer Academy session on transboundary rivers and inland navigation / regulation of rivers

The session took place on 14 July 2018 and was arranged in coordination between Polish Ecological Club in Gliwice (PKE, Poland), Coalition Save Rivers (KRR, Poland) and Coalition Clean Baltic (CCB, Sweden) with the support of the NCM/EU LIFE -supported Project “Healthy River – Healthy Me – Healthy Sea: Joint actions for common challenges” (NCM Project # 18137).

The session was attended by ca.20 participants, representing Polish, Belarusian, Ukrainian and Swedish NGOs and other institutions (e.g. universities). See list of participants’ contacts attached. Agenda of the event consisted of introductory presentations and discussions, as follows:

9:00 – 11:00 Rivers – exchange of knowledge part I. Introductions

Led by: Mikhail Durkin (SE)

  • main presentations: Mikhail Durkin (SE) & Volha Kaskevitch (BY)
  • introductions of relevant national/transboundary river issues: Heorhiy Veremiychyk (UA), Oleksandr Husiev (UA), Alesia Basharymava (BY), Ewa Leś (PL) & Sascha Maier (DE)
  • roundtable introductions of participants and their expectations

11:30 – 13:00 Rivers – exchange of knowledge part II

Led by: Maria Staniszewska (PL)

14:00 – 16:00 Working Groups E30 and E40

16:30 – 18:00 Rivers – plan of action

Led by: Izabela Zygmunt & Ewa Leś

See draft memo of the meeting here.

Further pictures are available at the following link

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